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IMCD acquires 100% of Horn

IMCD acquires 100% of Horn

19 Jun 2018

Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Horn. Horn is said to be an excellent fit with IMCD's US activities.

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Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

18 Jun 2018

Vivera has announced that, within a few days, the first delivery of 40,000 plant-based steaks to the British supermarket chain Tesco sold out in 400 of its stores.

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Botanical extracts have functional carriers

Botanical extracts have functional carriers

18 Jun 2018

Most standardised dried extracts and powders are supported on carriers such as maltodextrin and silicon dioxide, notes Gee Lawson.

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CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

13 Jun 2018

Green, nutrient-rich coffees may be on the horizon after researchers developed a powder made from imperfect-looking broccoli that would have previously been wasted.

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Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

12 Jun 2018

The continuing positive development of the family business is due, the company says, very largely to expansion of its international presence and intensive applications research.

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Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

12 Jun 2018

The current trend toward plant-based diets and wholesome, natural ingredients has led to increased European demand for walnuts, as consumers have become more aware of their health benefits.

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Givaudan completes partial Naturex acquisition

Givaudan completes partial Naturex acquisition

11 Jun 2018

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Fly farming company gets $105 million funding

Fly farming company gets $105 million funding

7 Jun 2018

Fly-farmer and waste-to-nutrient company AgriProtein, named as one of the UK’s 10 most disruptive businesses, has raised a further $105 million in funding.

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Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

6 Jun 2018

Seaweed ingredients are on the rise, set to appear in a wide range of new products in Europe in the coming years – far beyond the traditional sushi and miso soup.

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Corbion completes acquisition of Bunge JV share

Corbion completes acquisition of Bunge JV share

6 Jun 2018

Corbion has acquired Bunge's 49.9% stake in SB Renewable Oils, a joint venture that operates a facility in Brazil, specializing in the production of algae ingredients

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Algatech launches fucoxanthin oleoresin

Algatech launches fucoxanthin oleoresin

5 Jun 2018

Algatechnologies has launches Fucovital, a patented, all-natural 3% fucoxanthin oleoresin produced and extracted from microalgae.

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Glanbia announces performance nutrition ingredients

Glanbia announces performance nutrition ingredients

25 May 2018

Glanbia Nutritionals has announced what it describes as two new pioneering and innovative performance nutrition ingredients for formulation in functional beverages in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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